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Controversial 'Delta tunnels' project could end up on the ballot


A lawmaker from the Stockton area wants California voters to approve Governor Jerry Brown's Twin Tunnels project. Assemblymember Susan Talamantes Eggman will introduce legislation that would block the governor's plan unless it is approved by voters on a statewide ballot.

The "tunnel project" would take water about 30 miles around the Sacramento-San Joaquin River Delta through two tunnels for use by farms and communities as far away as Southern California.

Food Network celebrity chef Guy Fieri checks out 4 spots in Stockton for Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives


Food Network celebrity chef Guy Fieri was in Stockton Thursday to film a few episodes of his hit show, "Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives."

Erin Brockovich weighs in on recent Stockton water controversy


 

One of the world's leading water quality advocates tells ABC10 the city of Stockton is making a major mistake by switching the chemicals it uses to disinfect its drinking water.

Stockton police investigate theft of youth's Hoverboard


Stockton Police are investigating the alleged theft of a juvenile girl’s Hoverboard Wednesday afternoon.

Police report the incident occurred in the Seaport District near McDougald Boulevard and Steve Lillie Circle around 3:30 p.m.

According to police, the girl was in the area of where the alert was reported when the suspect ran up to her and pushed her off of her Hoverboard.

The suspect then picked up the Hoverboard and ran off with it, police said.

The suspect is described as a Hispanic man around 5 feet 3 inches, 140 pounds. The suspect was described wearing a black hooded sweatshirt, grey pants, and red shoes.

Stockton tree removal behind schedule; storms approaching


STOCKTON, CA – About 500 trees in Stockton were marked for removal because the city considered them to be to unhealthy to remain standing.  

As more residents were learning, the removal didn't happen quickly, and those trees were especially vulnerable in strong El Niño storms.

Stockton man arrested after beating Macy's employee on the head


A man was arrested Tuesday after he walked into a Stockton Macy's and attacked a female employee.

The Stockton Police Department said on their Facebook page that Mark Savonick, 60, walked in and beat the employee on the head with his fists. He was not known to the employee and there was no apparent reason for the attack.

State officials: Ammonia will not be added to Stockton water


California Water Service Company officials have announced they will not be making any changes to the city’s current methods of disinfecting its water system despite outcry from a familiar environmental advocate.

In a post she made to Facebook on Saturday night, environmental advocate Erin Brockovich accused Stockton city officials of adding ammonia to the city’s drinking water.

“You may have heard reports that the City of Stockton plans to begin disinfecting its water with chloramine, a combination of chlorine and ammonia commonly used to remove harmful bacteria,” city officials wrote in a release. “Please note that Cal Water’s Stockton District does not plan to make this change.”